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and president obama. meanwhile, in other political headlines, jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing campaign funds. federal prosecutors filed the indictment against jackson friday. practices cuters say jackson diverted about $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use, including a $43,000 gold plated rolex watch and more than $22,000 in michael jackson memorabilia. >>> "the washington post" is reporting that fbi agents had been looking into allegations that new jersey democrat senator bob menendez patronized prostitutes while in the dominican republic. "the post" cites sources familiar with the investigation says new evidence has been found to support the claims so far. >>> and president obama in his weekly address today told the american public that cuts in federal programs will hurt the middle class. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training, or medicare, and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealt
garamendi is with us tonight from california. also congresswoman sheila jackson lee of texas and jerry nadler of new york. great to have all three of you with us tonight. >> thank you. >> how serious is the threat to medicare, medicaid and social security? congresswoman jackson, over the next 13 days, it's a very critical time. your thoughts? >> absolutely. you know, i was on the floor of the house and making a comment about this pending tragedy, and indicated that those who have social security and medicaid and medicare, they actually earned it. they paid taxes, and they actually earned it for their time of need, for social security and medicare. and i was blasted by those who said, earned it? well, i'm concerned because they did earn it. they worked and they deserved it. and now with this pending crisis, we know that as sequester comes and there are across-the-board cuts, and there is an attitude of looking for any dollar they can find, there is rumor that what the republicans are looking for is not to address solvency for social security, but really to end it as we know it, to cut m
. >>> former congressman jesse jackson, jr. has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors. nbc news has learned jackson signed papers admitting violating federal campaign finance law. under the terms of the deal, he would plead guilty to converting campaign contributions to personal use. sentence could range from probation to some prison time. what a sad story. good kid i thought and i still do. jackson resigned from the congress back in november. we'll be right back. ♪ if it wasn't for you ♪ don't know what i'd do ♪ i'd have nothing to prove [ male announcer ] zales is the diamond store. save 30 percent off an amazing selection storewide, now through sunday. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much you think. except it's 2% every year. does
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-fil-as, crystal's, what taburger. where is the nearest one? it's still big. former congressman jesse jackson's facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of campaign funds. a tearful jackson apologized to his family and friends. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams takes us through this sad case. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch, $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars, $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >> reporter: as he left, jackson was apologetic. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let e
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congressman jesse jackson jr. will be in a washington, d.c. courtroom where he's expected to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds. prosecutors say he took more than $750,000 from his campaign coffers and spent it on personal items like furniture, clothing, memorabilia and this, a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, former whichchi alder man sandra jackson, will make her own appearance to plead guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> apple was the target of a hack attack. a small number of mac computer were infected. apple says no internal data was stolen. the hackers appear to be the same ones that breached facebook's computers last month. >>> so while you were sleeping, china's military now denying accusations that it has been carrying out cyber attacks against the u.s. from this 12 sorry building in shanghai or anyplace else for that matter. but forceful denial comes a day after a cyber security firm released a report about hacking, it claims it has direct ties to the military. it says since 2006, the hackers have stolen data from at least 141 organizations around the world. >> surp
headlines. first we go to "the chicago sun-times." it is reporting jesse jackson jr. and his wife are the subjects of separate federal investigates into their finances. sources say sandy jackson who resigned her alderman post last month is now being investigated independently for access and use of her husband's congressional campaign money including credit card charges and moving money from one account to the other. jesse jackson jr. resigned from congress in november after winning re-election. they actually say she was collecting $5,000 a month, even when her husband was hospitalized for bipolar disorder from the campaign. >> that's a drama that's captivated chicago. >>> in "the washington post," gridlock on capitol hill, gridlock outside capitol hill. a new study says d.c. has the worst traffic in the nation. the texas a & m transportation institute says drivers in washington burn 67 hours and 32 gallons of gas each year sitting in traffic. >> really? >> l.a., san francisco, new york, no question about that, and boston are in the top five. >> i'm surprised they were number one,
and michael jackson's we are the world ♪ the animation of destruction comes from the video game call of duty modern warfare which like michael jackson was also american made. north korean officials recently vowed to carry out more nuclear test in the wake of united nations security council punishment. the trial of a man accused of killing unarmed teenager will go ahead in june. that scheduled so rules a judge in central florida who today denied a motion by george zimmerman's attorneys to postpone the trial into november. zimmerman's lead attorney claims prosecutors have been slow in turning over evidence. of course, george zimmerman is charged with shooting to death 17-year-old trayvon martin after some sort of altercation last year. he has pleaded not guilty, claiming he fired only in self-defense. phil keating in central florida tonight. even before june, we're going to see something in a bit of a mini trial, right, phil? that the immunity. expect that in april where only the judge will see and hear evidence and testimony and decide whether the self-defense law in florida clears him of eve
and took his own life. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. facing up to five years in prison when he is sentenced. that is scheduled june 28th. he pleaded guilty yesterday to using $7 aut$750,000 in campaigs to buy personal items such as a rolex watch that cost more than $43,000. jackson's wife sandy, a former chicago alderman plead guilty to filing false income returns related to the use of campaign funds. she faces three years in prison. >>> we're getting a look at video capturing the moment a gas explosion and fire wiped out j.j.'s restaurant in kansas city. it sounded like thunder, felt like an earthquake. one person was killed. more than a dozen others injured. authorities say a utility construction crew severed a gas line leading to the massive explosion. >>> a boeing executive meelts with faa officials tomorrow to lay out the company's plan to fix a problem with its 787 dreamliner jets. the fleet has been grounded because of battery issues that ignited two fires. boeing hopes to get the planes back in the air by april. >>> first on cnn, the army doing an about-face on
delays, this was the scene early this morning. it's like pea soup out there. that's hartsfield-jackson airport. the fog so thick it kept planes from landing. meteorologist indra petersons joins us with more. >> good morning. the good news we're seeing that lift here. visibility less than a quarter of a mile. i want to get to the big story everyone is talking about, the potential for a nor easter to develop friday night in through saturday morning, all thanks to a low that could merge with a second low that could drop out of canada. first severe storms, heavy rain and wind moving up the eastern seaboard. we are talking about heavy snow, rain and wind moving into the northeast. we'll be right back. like a lot of things, trying to find a better job can be frustrating. so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when you find the job you want you'll be a
let you get out of here. i do want to ask you about jesse jackson, jr., over the misuse of campaign funds. what's next for jesse jackson, jr.? >> well, the next step would be to have the announcement from the justice department with some more specifics. my colleagues at "the sun-times" have reported that the deal may not include a deal over what kind of prison time to serve and he thought he might have done better with the judge. the next step was to find out the details and exactly what he pled to. we also need to know if his wife now former alderman sandy jackson will get caught up with some kind of charges pressed against her because she served as his campaign manager and drew a salary from his campaign fund and is suspending from that fund that is at issue here. >> lynn sweet, chicago sun sometimes and we'll check in with you later. in fact, jim, i want to ask you about that cover in particular. it would be the republican savior cover. we'll talk about that in just a few minutes here. >> and you're welcome for the plug. >>> coming up, as if "time" magazine needs it, right? you'v
, marketer, media mogul and the most person he brought was phil jackson, not a superstar player and enshrined jackson as the great -- although he had great results in chicago it exalted him as a select coach in a way they had not been before. >> you can see in pictures, hollywood celebrity, how big an influence dr. buss had. he died at the age of 80. in college hoops, berkeley, california. head coach mike montgomery will not be suspended from the pac-12 for shoving his own player during the game. he won't face suspension for shoving allen crab in the press. after initially down playing the incident, he apologized yesterday saying he made a mistake, trying to fire up his star player. crab had to be restrained after being shoved. he said they had no hard feelings and he scored 24 point in this game to help cal to a victory. opening day, nearly a month away. angels josh hamilton is settling in with his new team and quakely blew off the fans of his old one. he signed a 25 million dollars deal in the off-season and said yesterday the fans in the dallas-fort worth area, quote, there are true baseba
about michael jackson's son, prince, has a new gig in the spotlight. we'll tell you what he's going to be doing up next. >> adrenalin pumping, prince michael warms up for his very first job. why turbo? trust us. it's just better to be in front. the sonata turbo. from hyundai. >>> welcome back. stock futures trading highest, some important reads on housing market later this week, corporate earnings rolling in. we'll see if any of that can push the dow to its all-time high. the dow just 183 points away from that record. >>> shares of office max and office depot both up big ahead of the open. the retail chains reportedly in talks to merge as both struggle to compete with the rival staples and online retailers like amazon. companies aren't talking publicly yet, worth about $1 billion each. market value could get a nice boost. gas prices getting a boost, up today for the 33rd day in a row, the new national average $3.75 a gallon but californians are paying $4.17 a gallon on average, second highest in the country behind hawaii and one auto dealership in sacramento is taking it seriously.
. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. faces up to five years in prison when he's sentenced on june 28th. he pleaded guilty yesterday to using $750,000 in campaign funds to buy personal items, like a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, sandi, a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty to filing false income tax returns related to the misuse of campaign funds. she faces up to three years in prison. >>> dramatic and graphic testimony from a woman accused of brutally murdering her boyfriend in 2008. in her eighth day on the stand, jodi arias testified about the day travis alexander died. she recalled getting a gun to protect herself but had no recollection of shooting and stabbing him dozens of times. >> so i ran into the closet and i slammed the door and i intended to run through the opposite end of the door because it has another exit. as soon as i got in there and began to run, i remembered where he kept the gun. so i grabbed it. i jumped up on the shelf, he kept it on the very top. >> do you remember stabbing travis alexander? >> i have no memory of stabbing him. >> ar
can imagine at hartsfield-jackson airport. check with your carrier before heading to the airport. >>> a developing story right now, a powerful earthquake triggers a deadly tsunami overnight. the 8.0 quake hit the solomon islands in the south pacific. four elderly people and one child were killed by the tsunami wave that followed that slammed into the eastern region of the islands and caused damage and disruption at the local airport and nearby villages. >>> two bombs have been discovered in the underground bunker in alabama, and this morning explosives experts will be searching for even more devices. officials also confirmed they used drones and sophisticated surveillance equipment to monitor suspect jimmy lee dykes during this entire standoff. right now, little ethan is with his family getting ready to celebrate his 6th birthday. the bring pal in the school said everyone is counting the hours until he returns to class. >> it's a shame this had to happen but for any child that i will believe will bounce back better than any child that i know of would be ethan. i feel confident he
here, a book there. >> reporter: and patience is important according to mayor scott jackson. >> we have about 245 miles worth of road, and as of right now, about 50% of them are imp impassable. >> reporter: you find people i s neighborhoods doing their part. >> i have a friend down the street. his street isn't plowable. i owe him a couple and that's about what it is. >> reporter: and that's what peter is hoping for. >> i hope to get boy scouts helping out. >> reporter: neighbors helping neighbors to get help in hamden. the good news is it is night. the bad news is there's bad news in the forecast to add to the snow they're trying to get rid of. >> at least you you're finding folks with a good attitude and you moonwalking is always fun. you can continue to share with us. george howell live in connecticut. >> john, back over to you. >> i agree. lake to see george moonwalking. >>> saying is one thing. doing it is another. coming up from washington, a closer look at what the president promised in the last "state of the union" address. did he follow through? you ready? we wanna be our brothe
's halftime show, michael jackson's halftime show. she was great. she was absolutely amazing. when you think of it, not only is it three powerful women responsible for the entertainment but it was three black women. jennifer hudson. >> alyssa keys. >> and beyonce doing it. >> a lot of people were shocked to see that beyonce had an all female band. >> 150 background singers. >> at her concert, you realize her drummer, her guitarist, the entire female band, they were rocking. >> huge spectacular, no doubt. >> i was crying when jennifer hudson was singing "america the beautiful" with the sandy hook elementary students. oh, my god. >> especially because jennifer hudson herself has experienced violence in her family, family members killed in gun violence. so there really was a connection between her story and the story of these kids. >> they didn't say it on the air, but something that was definitely there, knowing what we know about her life and the tragedy in her life. incredible. >>> still ahead, we're also going to talk about the super bowl ads. meet some of the stars from the hilarious taco
hear it, the music underneath those images, a version of michael jackson's "we are the world." >>> the super bowl champion baltimore ravens celebrated today with several thousand of their closest friends, their hometown fans. people dressed in purple lined the streets to cheer the team's victory in sunday's matchup with the san francisco 49ers, and here is a victor's eye view we want to show you. cnn mounted a camera on the humvee carrying head coach harbaugh. this is what it looks like to be on the receiving end of this kind of a celebration. probably a view his brother wishes he had right about now. >> very cool. >> isn't that cool? >> very impressive. >> congrats again. >>> we're also hearing some sharp criticism on the president's policy for using drones to kill americans. would the outcry be louder if we were talking about george w. bush? that will be debated when we come back. oh my goodness... oh my gosh, this looks amazing... [ male announcer ] 15 entrees under $15! it's our new maine stays! seafood, chicken, and more! ooh! the tilapia with roasted vegetables. i'm act
of jackson. an observer shot these pictures. look at that. a large funnel cloud moving. multiple buildings around the town are damaged. at least a dozen of people are injured. university of southern mississippi campus was hit. describe for us how bad it was and how bad it is. we can see a little bit behind you of some of that damage. >> reporter: i'll describe for you how bad it was as you take a look at how bad this building is. first, this is the ogletreehouse on the campus of university of southern mississippi. it started out 100 years ago as the home of the president of the college. now it's the alumni association's homes. you see piles of bricks here, and some parts of this building still intact. chairs, tables, degrees hanging on the walls. to talk about how bad it was, when it came through early sunday evening, it's described as being 3/4 of a mile wide just charging through this town. we've spoken with the cops here touring this area. a few miles away, there's the oak grove high school. there's damage there. this stayed in town and on the ground for some time. as it relates to inju
: it is a missile attack on what appears to be new york city left in ruins. it is set to michael jackson's video we are the world, along with about 100 other people. the bizarre video beginning with a man dreaming he is on board a space shuttle launched by a rocket. confused? >> what threatens us is the idea that people in north korea are dreaming about destroying new york, and obviously worse than that, that they are conducting research on nuclear devices and ballistic missiles that would make that possible. this is north korean propaganda, and as silly as it looks to us, it covers a reality that is threatening and growing more so. >>steve: the video end, by the way, if you're curious with the man saying his dream will come true. >>brian: godzilla gets king kong looks more realistic. the founder of a mask is sued with a $25 million lawsuit. he is accused of spending donations on lavish perks for himself. he reportedly spends more than $3 million on vacations, real estate and a luxury sports car. the country of malaysia gave him the most. >>gretchen: shocking video of a truck slamming into an on co
, is now spending a million dollars on a special house race in illinois to replace jesse jackson jr. it's going after one of the candidates who has said that she's against banning assault rifles who has an a-plus from nra. so mayor bloomberg, who's spending big on this race through his mayors group, through his podium, he's using this race as a referendum on the big -- on this issue. >> so mike, when you start counting votes, though, when you look at the congress, what is realistic for the president? is he still looking at an assault weapons ban? background checks? where can he end up on this? >> no, willie, that's very astute. and background checks is where they're hoping to end up. our conversations with house leadership, so there's no appetite in those districts for anything broader than that. the house has said that they're going to wait until a bill comes out of the senate. but the same thing that's going on with immigration. the senate is going to pass a big bill. the house wants to do it piece by piece. that makes it much harder to get anything new. and that key stat that says it
for her. she had taken the stage with tim mcgraw and alan jackson and george strait, the song you heard, i could go on and on of the and then has this huge fall from grace and her social life really messes up her success. how does that happen to someone? >> well, therein is this vulnerability. when you're talking about the potential of major depression being present, that deprives people of rational thought. it's very close to being delusional, where your kids don't seem to rate, your cherished pet, her dog, whose life she apparently took before her own, doesn't seem to rate. nothing seems like it can change. that's the deep blackness that encircles you when you're in the midst of the worst kind of major depression and the reason why people really need time to be reached when they're hospitalized. you can't turn them around in 48 hours. >> peter: when we hear this, we feel so helpless in so many ways. we say, this was a talented woman, but you look at this legacy that she left in terms of arrests and pain killers and alcohol and even a suicide attempt in 2005. people say, can that happen i
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